The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 22, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012


Jonathan Lee Hornsby Sr.

Jonathan Lee Hornsby Sr., age 30, of Beckley, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at his home with complications of Juvenile Diabetes.

Born June 23, 1982, in Beckley and is the son of Barbara and Ronnie Rose of Beckley.

Jon was an avid outdoorsman; he enjoyed fishing. Some of his fondest memories were taking his son and daughter fishing and camping.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his children, Jonathan Lee, Jr., and Savannah Hornsby; sister, Dena Hornsby of Lafollette, TN; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles who loved him very much.

In keeping with Jon’s wishes, he was cremated.

There will be no services.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available at

Arrangements with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street in Beckley.

Jean King Johnson

LEWISBURG — Jean King Johnson, 82, of Lewisburg, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, with the Rev. Jonathan Comer officiating. Burial will follow in the Clifton Presbyterian Church Cemetery at Maxwelton. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests expression of sympathy be made to Kanawha HospiceCare, 223 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg, WV 24901.

Please send online condolences by visiting

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

John L. Lilly

John Lofton Lilly, 57, of South Oakwood Avenue died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.

The rite of committal of John’s ashes will be in the spring at St. Sebastian Cemetery. An announcement of the date and time will be published at a later date.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.

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